William Nicholson

William Nicholson

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Author Profession: Science Fiction & Fantasy edit data Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information.
Born: January 12, 1948
Age: 68 years old
Birth Sign: Capricorn

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Madly, futilely, I wrote novel after novel, eight in all, that failed to find a publisher. I persisted because for me the novel was the supreme literary form - not just one among many, not a relic of the past, but the way we communicate to one another the subtlest truths about this business of living.

Everyone deserves to be the hero of a novel.

A well-off plastic surgeon can suffer just as much as an Irish lad who has been abused or whatever.

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

There are dozens of great American writers who write about the family.

There is this notion that the lives of the comfortable-off middle class don't merit being treated seriously and with compassion.

When I began to write seriously, 40 years ago now, my chosen form was the novel.

Why should I be honored? Don't I have enough attention, comfort and power already?

My study is a converted garage which is largely lined with bookshelves and cardboard boxes filled with manuscripts of my film scripts, plays and books.

I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors. Joel Osteen quotes

I grew up loving horses. I was relatively obsessed, starting with my rocking horse at age 2, all the way through my painting and drawing phase. Diane Lane

I can be a nice person, but if someone is messing with someone I care about, the tougher side comes out a little more. Daniella Alonso

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